December 5, 2017 Atlanta: Mary Norwood makes a statement as she arrives for her election night party at the Park Tavern in the Atlanta mayoral runoff on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/
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Results in Atlanta mayor’s race certified, Norwood to request recount

Keisha Lance Bottoms’s victory over Mary Norwood in the Atlanta mayor’s race was officially certified on Monday morning by the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections.

Norwood lost by 759 votes. Norwood, who attended the board’s meeting, said she would seek a recount. State law provides her with two business days to make that request.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms has a few hundred more votes and is declaring victory but Norwood says it is not over.

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